Student Affairs

Orientation & Transition Programs

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Welcome to UW Bothell!

Our goal is to facilitate student engagement and student success for students in transition by developing and connecting students to resources, people, and opportunities. Learn more about Orientation & Transition Programs



Getting Started

Congratulations on your decision to attend the University of Washington Bothell! We are very excited that you will be joining us and look forward to helping you create an enriched and fulfilling college experience both inside and outside of the classroom. Your first step to becoming Husky is completing the Orientation Process.

Ways to support your transition to college

New Student Networks

Find support and community for students with shared identities and unique transitional experiences.  You are not alone!

Learn more about networks

Parent & Family Programs

Parents and families can learn how they can support their new husky in their transition to college.


Learn how to support your new student


Husky Connections

Find your pack.  This program is designed to help student make peer connections on campus.

Join a Husky Connection Group

Peer Coaching

Every incoming first year student and pre-major transfer student will receive a peer coach to help support them in their transition to college.

Lean more about Peer Coaching

Welcome Week

This campus program is during the first week of fall quarter


Plan your Welcome Week schedule


Contact Information

  • E-mail: 
  • Phone425.352.5266
  • TEXT: 425.243.0584
  • Location: UW1-061
  • Hours:  Monday – Friday:  8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Address:
    18115 Campus Way NE
    Box 358555
    Bothell, WA 98011-8246

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OTP Student Leadership Jobs

Orientation & Transtion Programs is one of the largest student employers on campus.  Our student employees help orient and provide coaching and mentorship to new students entering UW Bothell. Our diverse student employees gain many transferrable skills and life long connections with their peers.  Orientation & Transition Programs is not just a job, it's a community!

Learn more about working in OTP


Welcome Week event calendar